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Deborah Blum

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Biography:

Deborah Blum is a Pulitzer-prize winning science writer and professor of journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the author of four books, most recently, Ghost Hunters: William James and the Search for Scientific Proof of Life After Death. She has written for numerous publications, ranging from The New York Times to Discover Magazine. She is a past-president of the National Association of Science Writers and currently serves on an advisory board to the National Academy of Sciences.

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Past shows:

Origins of Forensic Medicine

Science investigator and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Deborah Blum discussed the untold story of how poison rocked New York City in the 1920's, and how forensic science and toxicology became indispensable in solving crimes. More »

Vintage Psychical Studies

Science journalist Deborah Blum discussed her new book Ghost Hunters which deals with psychical studies that took place at the turn of the 20th century. More »

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